How do you follow up with customers without annoying them – especially unresponsive ones? Sales guru Paul Reilly provides tips on the right way to pursue the customer.
In the wake of being purchased by Home Depot, Interline – No. 17 on ID's Big 50 List – posted a...
Another busy week on ID was led by our 2015 Salary Report, along with our July/August ...
Kaman Corp.'s profit jumped 30 percent, but lower than expected organic growth in its...
With oil prices down around 50 percent from last year, major oil companies are cutting back, offsetting the good news of savings for consumers and businesses.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at some of the facilities and members of HD Supply, which has more than 6.9 million square feet of space in its distribution centers.
Fastenal – No. 12 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List – takes you on a journey of key events and milestones in company history starting with its IPO in 1987.
Currency headwinds had a large negative impact on the bearings maker, resulting in a lowered full year outlook in both business segments.
The Spinfinity casters boast extra thick forgings and proven kingpinless swivel technology for superior durability over the life of the casters.
Representatives from PTDA, NAHAD, NAED, and ASA were on hand to talk with University of Colorado-Denver Business Students about careers in industrial distribution.
Many analysts foresee the first hike in September, though Fed Chair Janet Yellen has stressed that any increase will be driven by the latest economic data.
The new bolt cutters feature a double compound action system that requires 30 percent less effort than traditional bolt cutters.
Grainger says the move is an opportunity to grow its Zoro Germany business, and quickly grow Cromwell's online business, which is currently less than 5 percent of its total sales.
Video Market Report 12: Interline Brands Bought, Airgas & Stellar Industrial Acquisitions, And Grainger's Profit JumpsJuly 30, 2015 9:42 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | Videos | Comments
This week's VMR covers Home Depot's $1.63 billion purchase of Interline Brands, the latest acquisitions for Airgas and Stellar Industrial, Grainger's latest quarterly earnings, and a study that says warehouse pickers think their job "makes the world a worse place."
With Millennial employees expected to exceed Baby Boomers this year, Infor SVP and general manager Stewart Applbaum gives five tactics to help prepare your business to succeed with the next generation of customers, partners, and employees.
The SURFOX PRE-WELD, SURFOX RENEW and SURFOX SHINE were designed to clean, restore and protect stainless steel surfaces while promoting a cleaner, healthier, and safer industrial work environment.
The move is geographically significant for the Midwest-concentrated manufacturer, as the 20,000+ square foot location will have both heavy duty and lightweight belting, along with hose products and cut/molded rubber parts.
A new manufacturing survey showed that 53 percent of those polled – including top distributors – used manual processes to measure key performance indicators, compared to just 26 percent that used applications such as enterprise resource systems.
Despite perceptions about the detrimental impacts of technology, regulation, and foreign competition, a recent report says that the service sector simply grew at a much faster pace than manufacturing over the past 10 years.
Featuring a a removable and reversible shaft that adjusts anywhere from 4" to 8" in length, users can carry fewer tools with this versatile multi-length, multi-tip screwdriver.
The company said strong currency headwinds were the primary reason for the sales and profit decreases, which were consistent across all business segments.
The company spent $226 million of its Q2 expenses to settle an income tax dispute, while total sales ticked up in the quarter.
ID chats with contributing editor Jack Keough on how distributors' practices will be affected by Amazon Business, and we discuss the results of Acquity Group's recent study on the changing behavior of B2B customers.
Know your lighting specs, and partner with a reputable supplier to stay ahead of the game. Here's what distributors should know before choosing an industrial lighting product line to carry.